Chikungunya reaches South America
February 26, 2014
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Communicable Disease Threats Report for week 8 was released Feb. 24. It confirmed the worst fears of public health officials when it reported that… Continue reading
Tue Feb 11 2014 Posted by Jennifer Yang, Global health reporter at 11:21 AM
Ever heard of chikungunya? Better get used to the word because it’s getting closer.
Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne viral disease, has caused outbreaks in more than 50… Continue reading
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The opening of Cuba will put Keys at risk of mosquito-borne illnesses
By EDSEL M. FUSSELL Guest Columnist
There is little doubt that travel to and from Cuba is on the horizon.
Whether this will be… Continue reading
From Guantanamera to chikungunya
I am standing in a restaurant located at a fortress in old Havana. Nursing my glass of Mojitos, I stare at the distant lights of new Havana. The city of swaying palms looks ethereal. The sea… Continue reading